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Post-Paris: There is no Denying Clean Energy Future

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On February 9, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling to pause implementation of the Clean Power Plan while the lower court reviews the legality of the regulations. The “stay” of the rule means that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) may not enforce the Clean Power Plan pending the resolution of the case on the merits.  That challenge is currently before the U.S.

Timberland and VF Corporation Talk Sustainability Collaboration at GreenBiz ‘16

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During GreenBiz’s 2016 conference in Scottsdale last week, Stewart Whitney, president of Timberland and Letitia Webster, senior director of sustainability at VF Corporation, shared how a collaborative effort led to strengthened sustainability practices after VF’s acquisition of Timberland in 2011.

Apparel Company CEOs Call for Strong Climate Deal

Levi Strauss & Co., H&M, Gap Inc., VF Corp. among firms calling for ratchet mechanism, other measures that will ensure tangible pollution reductions
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December 3, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Citing droughts, temperature shifts and other impacts that will make apparel production “more difficult and costly,” the CEOs of seven top global apparel companies today issued a statement calling on government leaders to reach a strong climate change agreement here that will stop the growth of greenhouse gas pollution that is causing damaging global warming.

Nestlé, JLL, Novelis Inc., and Levi Strauss & Co Join 223 Companies in Supporting EPA’s Clean Power Plan

Business Support from Wide-Ranging Industries in All Regions of the Country
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December 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Marking the end of the comment period on the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan, 223 companies today announced their support for EPA’s proposed carbon standard for electric power plants, including industry giants such as IKEA, Mars Inc., VF Corporation, and Nestlé. Their support was communicated in a letter sent to the EPA, the Obama Administration, and Senate and House majority and minority leaders. The letter was coordinated by the nonprofit sustainability advocacy organization, Ceres.

Unilever, VF Corp., Mars Incorporated and New York State Comptroller Join 173 Companies and Investors in Supporting EPA’s New Carbon Standard

Power Plant Standard Called “Critical Step in Moving Our Country Towards a Clean Energy Economy”
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Boston, MA, June 2, 2014 /3BL Media/- In response to today’s release of a new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) standard to limit carbon pollution from existing power plants, 128 companies

Apparel Giant VF Corporation Joins BICEP and Signs the Climate Declaration

Lifestyle Apparel Powerhouse Commits to Climate Leadership on same day as new IPCC climate science report release showing that climate change is underway
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BOSTON, September 27, 2013 /3BL Media/ – BICEP (Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy) today announced that VF Corporation has joined the coalition to advocate for innovative climate and clean energy policies. The company has also signed the Climate Declaration, which calls for federal policymakers to seize the American economic opportunity to address climate change.

New IPCC Report Confirms What Companies Already Know: Climate Change is Changing How Business Gets Done

HSBC, VF Corporation, insurance firms provide insights on key business sectors
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BOSTON, September 27, 2013 /3BL Media/ – In the wake of a new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report re-confirming the reality of climate change and clarifying its effects, business and investor leaders talked today about the ways in which global warming is already affecting their bottom lines and their strategies.

Changing Expectations of CSR - Join the Ethical Sourcing Forum 2013

Advancing Safer Chemicals Through Supply Chains: drivers, challenges, and opportunities
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January 17, 2013 /3BL Media - Regulatory policies and consumer pressures are forcing brands to pay closer attention to the safety and sustainability of chemicals used throughout their supply chain, including disclosure and substitution of chemicals of concern.

As firms begin to address these demands they face a number of common challenges including obtaining good information on chemical content and toxicity from complex, global, and disperse supply chains; evaluating the safety, cost and performance of alternatives; and ensuring compliance.

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